Secrets of Shed Hunting: Finding Hunting-Season’s Leftovers
Contributor Mike Roux reveals some shed-hunting tips he picked up in the field.
How to Find More Elk Sheds
Shed elk antler hunting is popular as a pastime and a business—mainly because sheds are found in some of the most picturesque country on the continent, and their sale delivers dollars. But make no mistake, it is hunting. Heed our man’s advice, based on experience, for a successful spring outing.
5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Shed Antler Hunting
While searching for a big buck’s discarded headgear this spring, you can accomplish other missions in your deer-hunting woods. Shed hunts can also be used for trail-cam updates, treestand maintenance, herd and habitat inventory and even a “bedroom check” of the deer population’s most tight-knit haunts.
12 Tips for Shed Hunting the West
Hunting for shed antlers is a popular winter pastime, affording people a chance to spend time outdoors when cabin fever sets in. If you want to get in on the action yourself, you’ll need to be quick on your feet and strategic in your approach. Here are some tips that’ll help you find more bone.
How to Find More Sheds
While there are no longer many secrets when it comes to successful shed hunting, here are a few tactics you can employ to not only increase your annual antler haul, but find the headgear of a particular buck, or bucks, you may be targeting as well.
5 Ways to Find More Sheds
On March 7, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts across America will unite in search of antlers during the second annual #ShedRally—the world’s largest shed hunt. Keep these tips in mind when you head out looking for the sheds of the big ones that got away last season.
Know-How: Cabin Fever Creations
Have antlers that you'd like to get more out of? Field Editor Frank Miniter has a few recommendations.
Training More Than a Bird Dog
Upland and waterfowl seasons are open but a fraction of the year—so, what do you do with your faithful gundog during the 9 or 10 months when you aren’t hunting? A dog bred to hunt ought to hunt, of course, but he doesn’t necessarily need to fetch birds to be happy. Kyle Wintersteen offers a few suggestions on how you can keep your favorite hunting buddy occupied in the "offseason."
Sheds and Scrapes
As we get set to break outdoors again, the fun of shed hunting escalates when you also use it for finding clues for hanging this year’s bow stand.
Teach Your Dog to Shed Hunt: Lee and Tiffany Lakosky Seminar
Want to train your dog to shed hunt? Head to Milwaukee this weekend to the 2014 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, where Lee and Tiffany Lakosky, hosts of the Outdoor Channel's "Crush," will be on hand to lead this seminar.